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Oct 15, 2012 2:05am EDT
tonight in san francisco. >>> can't wait for you to say some of the nhl names, if they ever come back. there is a big college football win for mississippi this weekend. but an even bigger victory for change. >> i love this story. ole miss crowned its first african-american homecoming queen. 50 years ago, courtney roxanne pierson would have been banned from attending the university simply because she is black. a notorious segregation policy, ended when james meredith was admitted in 1962. pierson says her honor couldn't have come at a better time. >> you want to say it is about time. but you also just want to say -- congratulations to her. >> crazy. think about trajectory of things. when they let james meredith in, riots broke out. two people died. injured. decade later, first black homecoming queen. progress comes slowly. at least it comes. >> can't take the smile off her face. >> enjoy the moment. >> monday morning quarterback, courtesy of -- yours truly. >> we'll wrap the highlights and lowlights of sunday's nfl action. you are watching "world news now." ♪ >> announcer: "world new
ABC
Oct 25, 2012 2:35am EDT
opinion. the san francisco giants are out to an early world series lead, thanks to three home runs from pablo sandoval, got three homers in a world series game. >> the long layoff didn't do any favors. all giants in the end. game two in the best of seven series in san francisco. if i am cheering for one another. my home state. >> mild fan. fair weather. coming up. freedom lost. authorities catch up with a monkey who has been hanging around tampa for years. >> first, a fascinating story, a scientist who says he can prove heaven is real. it's all coming up. ♪ ♪ just keep on living ♪ ♪ how far is heaven? ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by united health care. that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs. call today to re
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Oct 22, 2012 3:00am PDT
to the world series, it all comes down to tonight for the giants and the cardinals. san francisco's four-run, fourth inning, powered them to a game six win against st. louis. it forces tonight's do-or-die. the winner goes to the world series game seven. who would have thought it's a one-game season, but that's what it's coming down to. fall classic starts wednesday night in st. louis or san francisco. >> and who would have thought the yankees weren't going to be in it. how about that? >> the yankees get swept. >> smoked. >> smoked. the bronx bomber there. didn't want to rub it in. >> i was very disappointed. >> i imagine you are. >>> talk about the one that got away. a group of australian fishermen got quite the catch when a 600-pound black marlin jumped into their boat. the skipper says they were lucky to walk away -- >> look at that. >> -- when the fish's spear-like snout came right at them. >> oh, my goodness. the marlin struggled for a few seconds, then managed to shake itself free and take back off. the marlin is one of the fastest fish on earth. get this it can reach speed of 80 mi
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Oct 1, 2012 2:30am EDT
yesterday. this could be the warmest day of the year in san francisco. seattle is pleasant and dry. >>> little weakake-up call for parents. how much tv do you think your kids are watching? a few hours a day. probably a lot more. researchers say, children between the ages of 8 months and 8 years are exposed to nearly four hours of background television every day. and kids in the poorest families even more. they were exposed to between 5 and 6 hours every day. the solution, the authors of the study recommend turning off the tv at meal and play times. ironically, i let my kids watch a program in the morning before school. and then usually one during dinner because -- >> during dinner. the sacred hour? >> they eat their food. >> they are young. very young actually. >> the only way i can set them to sit at the table and eat. >> they're younger than i mentioned. >>> as long as kids are getting out and exercising and doing home work and all the other things me personally, i watched a ton of cartoons as a kid. and like i said it didn't do me any damage. >> damage, huh. >> far as i know. >>
ABC
Oct 23, 2012 2:35am EDT
to san francisco. off and on showers, upper midwest, great lakes and northeast. >> 60s from boston to new york. 70s from indianapolis to colorado springs. 80s across the south. 50s in the pacific north west. >>> well, the mother and daughter who own a new hampshire riding farm lost 14 horses when their barn burned last month. but now, they're welcoming a survivor. they thought dumbo the cat had been lost, until after the fire they were out looking for the ashes. >> their pig, miss colby seemed to be on a mission. she led them to the woods where they found gumbo, badly burned but alive. home from the hospital and doing just fine thankfully. >> the happy animal story on the overnights. very lucky for dumbo. >>> coming up we will sit down with senior washington editor rick klein to get his take on last night's big debate. >> later, important new recommendations for women. issued new guidelines for pap tests. you are watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by consumer cellular. follow the wings. you disgust me. prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits a
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Oct 22, 2012 2:05am EDT
, seattle to san francisco. thunderstorms from minneapolis, green bay, chicago, st. louis, dallas. >> 80s from dallas to miami. 60s in the northeast. mostly 70s from indianapolis to salt lake city. >>> some incredible video this morning, showing what happens when an unsuspecting pedestrian wanders into the middle of a police chase. >> yes, take a look dash-cam footage. young man in the street as a speeding squad car comes barrelling into him. but get this, amazingly he lands on his feet. and casually walks away. >> unbelievable. lucky for him able to think fast enough. jump on to the hood and avoid serious injury or death. >> yeah. >> that jump. saved his life. >> saved his life. absolutely right. instead of getting pushed down. would have hit his head on the pavement. how it happens. >> almost like cat-like reflexes. i don't know i would have been able to act that way. >> in your mind, going, not good, whatever you are saying. then you think to jump. thank goodness he did. >> gosh, smart thinking. >> lance armstrong spoke out for the first time this weekend since being stripped of all th
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Oct 15, 2012 3:00am PDT
. that is tomorrow night. and in the nlcs, cardinals just up one game on san francisco. game two tonight in san francisco. after the blown call, joe girardi is begging for replays, not just for home runs and, you know, foul balls, but for everything. >> i support the replay. why not go for accuracy if we can do it. we have the technology. interesting, girardi, four of five ejections against the detroit tigers. he was true to form last night. there's some speculation too. is this a career-ender for jeter? >> too early to say that. way too early. got to see how the bone fuses. >> always the case. >>> coming up next, the story of a teenager suffering from a rare flesh-eating bacteria. how she's finally returning to the life she loves. >>> plus, i traveled to texas to meet a woman accused of killing her foster child. why she says she is innocent. we've got her story coming up on "world news now." ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by consumer cellular. weather brought to you by consumer cellular. 3q get irresistibly clean and fresh carpets in your home with resolve deep clean
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Oct 23, 2012 1:40am PDT
inches in the northern rockies. lingering rain from seattle to san francisco. scattered showers around fargo, minneapolis, chicago, and detroit. also, in new york and new england. >> 60s in the northeast. not bad for getting late october. mostly 70s in the midwest. and in the plains. 80s in dallas, miami, and new orleans. >>> 80s. always nice. >> 80s in october. beautiful. >>> well, coming up, the ever-shrinking family home, how cozy is now cool. >> we know about cozy in new york. >>> first forget all the robocalls, political candidates these days are taking what they're calling targeted advertising to a whole new level. why you may get different ads than your neighbors. you're watching "world news now." ♪ advertising man >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by united health care. that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up s
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Oct 17, 2012 2:35am EDT
. >>> a stunning accident to show you in san francisco bay. an $8 million sailboat flipped over on a training run for the america's cup. the 72-foot catamaran broke apart and most of the pieces were carried past the golden gate bridge and out to sea. none of the 11 crew members were hurt. can't say that about the boat. it was one of two being tested for the america's cup race next year. >> i guess it didn't pass the test, huh? >> sinking doesn't usually. >>> speaking of sinking in baseball, the detroit tigers are now just one win away from the world series. they got off to a good start against the yankees with delmon young's solo home run in the fourth inning. >> and they added a run in the following inning, as well. all the while starting pitcher justin verlander was baffling yankee hilters. he gave up a solo home run in the ninth but that was all for the yankees. detroit wins this one, 2-1. they now lead the series 3-0. >> game four is tonight. game three in the nlcs this afternoon in st. louis. the cardinals and giants tied it. all about justin verlander, maybe we'll see a cardinals/tigers rem
ABC
Oct 17, 2012 2:35am EDT
. >>> lastly, don't have road rage. there was this guy, apparently a rich guy in san francisco said i'm going to drive around this construction zone, yeah, that's when he got his beautiful porsche all wrapped up in the cement and had to get stuck causing tens of thousands of dollars worth of damage. >>> this morning on "world news now," town hall tension, the candidates bring in the fire for their second presidential debate. >> the gloves came off as president obama and mitt romney did battle with body language both fighting for the upper hand. it is wednesday, october 17th. >> good wednesday morning, everybody. hump day, i'm rob nelson. >> are we going to do the humpty hump dance. >> later on in the show, you know we always do. >> i'm paula farris. voters and experts were alike were visit vetted by this, booing contest is where we tout this would go. details of the debate as well as what the analysts are saying. first a look at some other stories we're covering for you this half hour. >> yes, indeed. no victory for the captain of this ship, a 72-foot sailboat skippered by an america's cup ch
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 2:35am EDT
, nick watt, sitting there taking one for the team in a san francisco space slapping salon. and you actually took one for the team too. >> i did. they say it is supposed to do wonders for wrinkles, with circulation in your face, you know for $350, if i've remember correctly. expensive stuff. best video of the week. and nick a brave soul, dogged journalist for doing that. all that slapping had nick feeling -- >> poor guy. >> apparently nick likes it rough. had him feeling sleepy. he went to l.a. where he met other tired folks and their tired friend. >> reporter: darcy and charlie are on their way to the park. she yawns. he yawns. because he is feeling what she is feeling. >> you can tell from the sad mood, i will get a lick on the cheek, something look that. >> reporter: when you yawn, your dog yawns. swedish scientists here they are at work just proved that dogs actually empathize. that's why they find human yawns contagious. >> not just yawns, but they also took on the e motie emotion thag usually signifies, sleepiness and tiredness. >> reporter: it works well, 69% of the time. yaw
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 2:35am EDT
series, san francisco giants didn't take long, taking the lead last night against saint lou ills. their first batter, pagan hitting a solo home run, bottom of the first inning. then the giants broke it wide open in the fourth. taking on four more runs. that would prove to be enough. san francisco goes on to win, 7-1. so this series, nlcs, is tied. game three wednesday night in saint lup ilt. louis. game three of the alcs, tonight in detroit, tigers leading that series, 2-0 over the yankees. >>> then there is this, a video that just makes us want to say or even scream "do not try this yourself, please." >> check out this little brain surgeon here. the one dangling that piece of food right in the face of the massive crocodile. now, give him some credit for keeping his head. when he sinks into the mud a precarious situation. eventually the croc gets his food. and this really intelligent dude heads back to the mensa meeting. can you imagine toying with a croc like that. you got to be kidding me. >> he should be crying crocodile tears. that was so dumb. >> dent get it. >> dent on't do
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 2:35am EDT
lead the best-of-five series 2-1. >>> in the national league's only game yesterday. san francisco stayed alive against cincinnati. they won 2-1. the red lead the series, 2-1. and there are games in all four playoff series set for today. so if you are a baseball fan this is your favorite time of year. >> exactly. >> getting done to the nitty-gritty. >> right. this is my favorite time of year. >> really? >> the holidays. it is officially time to start getting ready for the holidays. simply because neiman marcus is out with its over-the-top christmas catalog. who doesn't love that? >> guessing you are a big neiman marcus fan. >> most expensive item, his/hers watches van cleef and arpels, trips to paris, they can be yours for over $1 million. >> oh, that cheap? for those on a budget like most of us can kid a special edition red mcclaren sports car all yours for $354,000. just a paltry sum there. i'll take the watch for christmas, sunny, appreciate that. thank you >> you got it. >>> coming up a common household product is actually starting fires without a spark. tell you what it is and
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 2:35am EDT
sounded an urgent note in his appeal to voter. he told supporters in san francisco they must be almost obsessive in getting out the vote. the president and mitt romney returned to the crucial state of ohio later today to campaign in that critical state. >>> first lady michelle obama is sharing a bit what goes on behind the closed dufrz the white house. in a "nightline" interview she told cynthia mcfadden she steers clear of trying to influence her husband's approximately sees instead sticking to causes like fighting childhood obesity. mrs. obama talked about how comfortable the president is around women. >> this is one of the things i love about barack, he is so used to having strong women in his life. you know, it's odd. i tell him that this is somehow, you know, god keeping his testosterone in check. because really he is surrounded by women. >> the first lady says she no longer has doubts that they're doing what is best for their family and for the country as well. >>> the search for a missing fifth grader near denver is still coming up police looked for jessica ridgeway. vanished on
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 1:40am PDT
to the northern great lakes. showers from san francisco to san diego. >>> 70s in sacramento and much of the rockies. 60s in the pacific northwest. mostly 50s in the midwest. >>> some new insight this morning into the mystery of stonehenge. artwork in the ancient landmark that we've never seen before. >> researchers scanning the stone circle with 3-d lasers found layers of faded art, dozens of prehistoric carvings embedded so deep it can't be seen with the naked eye. the discovery suggests that more effort was put into creating this side of stonehenge, possibly because most ancient people would have approached from that direction. >> huh. who knew? >> interesting. >>> well, coming up -- a big night last night on "dancing with the stars," the dreaded double elimination. we'll tell you who is out ahead in "the skinny." >>> first, if this doesn't get your blood boiling, airport outrage. a dying woman experience is a humiliating pat down at the hand of tsa agents. what they did to her and how the agency is now responding. you are watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" w
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Oct 17, 2012 1:40am PDT
destructive earthquake, the one that hit the san francisco bay area 23 years ago. the october 17th, 1989, quake measured 7.1 on the richter scale. it killed 67 people, injured more than 2,500, and caused $7 billion in damage. >> is that the one, if i remember correctly, that struck during the world series? is that the one? >> it was the fall classic, always in october. >>> here's a look at your weather. it's going to be a very windy day in the northern plains. the upper midwest will see showers and possibly thunderstorms. severe weather is a threat in little rock and memphis. >> very warm temperatures from texas to southern california. dallas at 87, which is 10 degrees above normal. a lot of 60s in the middle of the country. honolulu, miami, new orleans, three wonderful places, they're all at 85 degrees. >> it's going to be warm where you're headed too. >> yes, indeed. >> apple is apparently ready for another big product rollout. it is set for next tuesday. >> and all the techies and people in the know out there think that's when apple is going to introduce a smaller version of the ipad.
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 1:40am PDT
with a lot of other buildings in san francisco, basking in the orange glow of victory. preparations underway for the giants victory parade on halloween. >> dan: good stuff. you can watch the parade live at 11:00 a.m. right here on abc7. we'll stream it live at abc7news.com and on our ipad. parade will start at foot of market street and move up the street to civic center plaza just like it did two years ago back in 2010. >> carolyn: mass transit is offering help, bart will be offering a rush hour schedule all day long, longer trains and more of them. caltrain and muni will run extra trains. it will force muni reroute many downtown bus lines. golden gate ferry is offering additional service. we all have this at abc7news.com. >> dan: a local school could have lost a teacher to budget cuts. >> carolyn: michael finney is here to telling you about pro-active parents.>> >> parents at sunny side elementary were not about to take it lying down so they turned to the internet. up next, she helped save a teachers job and you can too at your school. >> dan: facebook employees deny why dozens of instant m
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Oct 29, 2012 2:30am EDT
. congratulations to the san francisco giants. they won the world series. clean sweep, four games. we dent foidn't forget about yo. preoccupied on the east coast. we are sure you understand. and hats off off to the giants. and their win over the detroit tigers. >> improbable run. kudos. caught lightning in a bottle. >> awe of course the big news, hurricane sandy is on a dangerous collision course with the east coast expected to cause havoc for millions of folks who will face property damage as well as some times pretty lengthy power outages as well. >> new jersey and seven other states and the district of columbia, are all under states of emergency. it is the jersey shore expected to bear the brunt of hurricane sandy which is on track to make landfall a little bit later today or early tuesday. >> the list of canceled flights, well as the you can imagine that list keeps growing. more than 7,000,000 scrubbed so far and the ripple effect of the airline shutdowns will be felt across the country for several days to come. now the impact is starting to spread to europe and asia as well as airlines canc
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Oct 12, 2012 1:40am PDT
league division showdown, san francisco over cincinnati. a win first time the team has come back from a 2-0 deficit, best of five. washington beat st. louis by one. that series going to game five today as well. >> very cool. >>> all right. coming up next just ahead, continuing coverage of last night's vice-presidential debate. find out from our political analyst how the candidate did. >> later, a much deserved homecoming. robin roberts back in her own bed this morning. and an update coming up. ♪ ♪ things can only get better ♪ ♪ believe me this is going to make you stronger ♪ ♪ gonna make you stronger ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by no!no! hair removal. to you by no no hair removal. follow the wings. hair removal. >>> well now that the debate has wrapped up, the scorecard are in on who had the best hits and where the points were made. >> "nightline" brought in some heavyweight political analysts. take a listen and see what marks they gave the veeps. >> i thought what ryan had to do was stand toe to toe with joe biden. i thought tha
ABC
Oct 19, 2012 2:35am EDT
two more in each of the fifth, sixth, seventh innings. cards beat san francisco, 8-3 to take a three-games advantage in their series. game five tonight. cardinals can clinch. sets up a rematch of the world series, tigers/cardinals. cardinals won. hopefully the tigers will win this time. michigan. >> must be scratching their head. how did we just roll over the yankees in four straight games. they must feel like, huh, what was that? >> you wonder if it will hurt them, game six, game seven. tigers will have time on their hands. barry zito, and the first time, the yankees have been swept in ape post season series in 32 years. >> okay. did seem remarkable to me. and it is. 32 years. you heard it from paula. >> the first time in a lot of people's lifetime. >> exactly right. >> still ahead on "world news now" -- from honey boo boo to hillbilly hand fishing. redneck reality all the rage. what is behind the surge from the south. >> speaking of entertainment, the candidates taking time to lighten the mood. the best of the al smith dinner, straight ahead. you are watching "world news now." ♪
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 2:35am EDT
louis beat washington to take 2-1 lead in the series. san francisco, topped cincinnati. that series is typed. and back in american league, oakland from two runs down in the ninth to win, 4-3. force a game five later today. following any of the baseball sunny? >> i'm from the bronx. >> yes, you are. really are from the bronx. >> all about the yankees. >> ibanez, pinch hit home run in the ninth. post season. game winning home run in the 12th. money. reggie jackson. >> you can never count out a bronx bomber. ever. >> ever. the greatest winning sports franchise in the history of sports. sorry. >> no problem. coming up, an important warning about the airbags in your car. how some people are learning the hard way that those bags are not factory approved. >>> first, forget glass ceilings. introduce you to a woman who shalter shattered barriers in the sky. you are watching "world news now." ♪ ♪ follow the wings. [ female announcer ] with the 2-in-1 swiffer sweeper, a great clean doesn't have to take long. i'm done. are you thinking what i'm thinking? ♪ give me just a little more time
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Oct 8, 2012 2:30am EDT
to buffalo out in san francisco, and that's too embarrassing losses for the bills this season. phenomenal effort by the 49ers. i will go houston and the 49ers, if you want to talk nfc and afc for the best teams. >> check out jason's -- there's a crusty hotdog for you. there you go. >> i don't want to eat after you. here. >> i can't fit it all. >>> time in the latest news right now. the nfl picks competition. and we are joined here as we always are, by the kpheurb. >> whatever. we will get to the standings, but first, jack, remind us of the features games. no more notre dame talk, okay? >> future games. jason touched on some of them. the falcons and the redskins and the eagles and the steelers, and miami at cincinnati and seattle at a rather disappointing carolina. >> for the week it was paula and the "w," and football nation at 3-1. well done this week. and the commissioner not as well -- congratulations to you as well. >> it's me and the nation. we are together. a couple. you and i, the viewers, and we have a game behind us and the kau pheurb who continues to bring up the rear. >> it's e
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Oct 24, 2012 2:35am EDT
on the san francisco giants. >> go tigers. our baseball story here nothing to do with the fall classic, everything to do with the game doing some good. here is kevin quinn of our station in houston. >> okay, guys, here we go! >> reporter: they call themselves team texas. as determined a bunch as any you'll find. >> good. >> reporter: they have down syndrome, autism and other disabilities. macy gonzalez is 11 and she is blind. that doesn't keep her or any of them from playing the game. >> it's not actually hard. >> reporter: macy refused to hit off a tee and rejected the use of a ball that beeps. >> it doesn't go far. and it is really heavy. >> reporter: a teammate helps her feel, giving her directional tips to find the ball. the highland sports association started the team for kids with special need three years ago. >> we show them they can do it. we tell them they can do it. >> reporter: these kids have been side lined watching their siblings play. this team giving them a chance to get on the field too. >> i can't even explain it, the happiness that i feel. you know, the -- if you wat
ABC
Oct 29, 2012 2:05am EDT
of of will remember this day for the hurricane and whatever it may bring. but for these san francisco giants, they are waking up this morning as world series champions. the giants defeated the detroit tigers last night in game four, final score of this one, 4-3, the game went ten innings. gave the giants their second world series title in three years. a clean sweep for the giants. what happened to your tigers, paula, not even competitive? >> they swept the yankees. they had the near week-long layoff. and they were idle for a week. i don't think, it doesn't, in the playoffs doesn't help in major league baseball. all about momentum. kudos to the giants, on the brink in the ds and cs. they did it. >> feel bad their championship day will be overshadowed by the weather. >> i don't think they really care. >> west coast, whatever they're going to party. congratulations, guys didn't forget about you. next, our coverage of hurricane sandy continues after the break. we will bring you essential tips to keep you and your family safe. >> first a little distraction. sit down with espn radio new york's, ja
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